Philosophy versus Personality: Moderate Elements in the Messianic Lore of R. Menahem Mendel Schneersohn

Dov Schwartz, Bar-Ilan University.  "Philosophy versus Personality:  Moderate Elements in the Messianic Lore of R. Menahem Mendel Schneersohn."  7th Fl. YRT Lounge, 7:30 p.m.

Dov Schwartz is professor of Jewish Thought at Bar-Ilan University, Israel, where he is currently The Natali and Isidor Friedman Chair for "Teaching the Writings of Joseph Dov Soloveitchik."  The author of some two dozen books and scores of articles, he has won a number of awards, including the Hecht Prize of the Herzl Institute for Research and Study of Zionism (2004) and the Goldstein-Goren Book Award for the best recent book in the field of Jewish Thought (2001).